Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to family Canidae: order Carnivora, genus Canis, family Felidae
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|Noun||1.||family Canidae - dogs; wolves; jackals; foxes |
mammal family - a family of mammals
Carnivora, order Carnivora - cats; lions; tigers; panthers; dogs; wolves; jackals; bears; raccoons; skunks; and members of the suborder Pinnipedia
wild dog - any of various undomesticated mammals of the family Canidae that are thought to resemble domestic dogs as distinguished from jackals or wolves